Watauga, Tennessee Population 2022

377
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Watauga is a city located in Carter County Tennessee. Watauga has a 2020 population of 377. Watauga is currently growing at a rate of 0.27% annually but its population has decreased by -0.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 379 in 2010.

The average household income in Watauga is $41,735 with a poverty rate of 26.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $823 per month, and the median house value is $112,500. The median age in Watauga is 43.1 years, 34.4 years for males, and 48 years for females.

Watauga Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wataugawas:

  • White: 93.73%
  • Two or more races: 3.59%
  • Black or African American: 2.69%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Watauga, Tennessee is 377 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 377.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 379.

Watauga, Tennessee Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White73293.73%
Black or African American212.69%
Two or More Races283.59%
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Watauga Population by Race

Watauga Population Pyramid 2022

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Watauga Median Age

43.1


Total

38.6


Male

45.8


Female

Watauga Adults

There are 616 adults, (131 of whom are seniors) in Watauga.

Watauga Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Watauga Sex Ratio

Female

373

47.76%

Male

408

52.24%

Watauga Population by Age

Watauga Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Watauga Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married96.6%3.4%
Non Family96.6%3.4%
All88.8%11.2%
Female57.4%42.6%

88.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Watauga Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2682.9188.8
Married894.2596.6
Male83.38100
Female544.5657.4
Non Family1171.1196.6

4.05

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

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Watauga Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade223.87%
9th to 12th Grade529.14%
High School Graduate24242.53%
Some College9616.87%
Associates Degree284.92%
Bachelors Degree6912.13%
Graduate Degree6010.54%
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Watauga Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Watauga Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic242424
2+ Races252424
White523450105
Black2121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Watauga Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,750$35,625$27,188
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$26,037$$26,058
Some College$45,150$$46,012
Bachelors Degree$16,667$$
Graduate Degree$36,444$36,688$36,250

$28,750

Average Earnings

$35,625

Average Male

$27,188

Average Female

Watauga Earnings by Educational Attainment

Watauga Language by Age

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Watauga Language

96.55% of Watauga residents speak only English, while 3.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.45% of the population.

Watauga Language

Watauga Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White73020728.36%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic2627.69%

26.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.07%

Male Poverty Rate

18.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Watauga

The race most likely to be in poverty in Watauga is White, with 28.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Watauga is Hispanic, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.74%.

Watauga Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.43%
High School17.36%
Some College16.13%
Bachelors or Greater7.75%

Watauga Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed13.13%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed12.10%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Watauga Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Watauga Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,500$53,995
Families$46,490$54,580
Married Families$68,750-
Non Families-$51,123
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Income by Household Type

Watauga Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.2%

Male Marriage Rate

34.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Watauga Married by Age and Sex

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Watauga Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Watauga Marital Status by Race

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Watauga Marital Status

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106

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War11
First Gulf War5
Vietnam21
Korea
World War II

Watauga Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5413
55 to 6466
65 to 7427
75+

Watauga Veterans by Age

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Watauga Veterans by Race

Watauga Veterans by Education

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19.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Watauga Veterans by Education

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41.9%

Labor Force Participation

40.4%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Watauga Employment by Age

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Watauga Employment by Race

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Watauga Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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66.33%

Born in Watauga

96.93%

Native Born

3.07%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

3.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.93% of Watauga residents were born in the United States, with 66.33% having been born in Tennessee. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Watauga Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20103790.00%
2011377-2-0.53%
20123770.00%
2013376-1-0.27%
2014372-4-1.06%
2015370-2-0.54%
201637220.54%
201737310.27%
20183730.00%
201937410.27%
202037510.27%
202137610.27%
202237710.27%

Watauga Population by Year